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4 Surprising Leadership Lessons From the Film Thor Ragnarok

What a hero can teach leaders about mistakes, problems, change, and people.<p>Even if you're not a Marvel movie fan, you should catch the movie <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i>. The movie is not only fun and funny (with a hilarious performance by Chris Hemsworth as Thor), it also has inspiring leadership lessons you can …

Marvel Universe

'Drink a cold beer and let somebody else figure it out': 22 of Anthony Bourdain’s wisest quotes about travel

Anthony Bourdain first rose to fame with his searingly honest memoir about life as a chef, <i>Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly</i>, but as his career progressed, it became evident that travel was a passion he held just as dear to his heart as food.<p>“If I am an advocate for …

Anthony Bourdain

GoodNotes 4 is the paper notebook of the future [50 Essential iOS Apps #24]

The iPad has become a workhorse in the last few years. Since the introduction of the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, the transition from pen and paper to digital note-taking is more feasible than ever. GoodNotes 4 is one of the best digital note-taking and document-annotation apps available on iOS.<p>What …

Apps

I Tried Jeff Bezos's PowerPoint Replacement at My Company--and It Actually Worked

Getting your team literally on the same page increases meeting productivity, keeps everyone engaged and allows for meaningful dialogue.<p>A few months back, a friend whose new boss used to work for Jeff Bezos at Amazon told me that the company actually banned PowerPoint presentations in favor of memos.<p>…

Jeff Bezos

Chocolate-Banana Bread Pudding

In a large heatproof bowl, whisk the yolks and eggs. Slowly whisk in the sugar and salt until thoroughly combined. Pour the half-and-half into a …

Baking

1 Question Smart People Ask Every Day to Judge Their Success

This question can be a game-changer for the pursuit of happiness.<p>Do you ever wonder about your profession or your work, and wish you were doing something else?<p>Maybe you feel stuck in a dead-end job, chose the wrong career, or feel that you were made for something else -- something more …

Tim Cook

4 Reasons Why Introverts Make Great Leaders

Leadership is about solving problems and making decisions. You don't need to be the life of the business party to do either one.<p>Whether in business or in life, we look to our leaders to teach us, guide us, and help us make sense of everything. Therefore, most successful leaders have a strong sense …

Leadership

John C. Maxwell

5 Things That Won't Make Your Church Grow (Despite What You May Think)

So you want your church to grow…to reach new people. And you’ve convinced yourself that you really would grow if you only had one or two more things …

Mergers & Acquisitions

8 Signs to Immediately Recognize Someone With the Gift of Leadership

In 'Servant Leadership in Action,' best-selling author Raj Sisodia details the rare qualities of great leaders.<p>In <i>Servant Leadership in Action</i>, a collection of essays from 44 renowned servant leadership experts, Raj Sisodia, co-founder of the Conscious Capitalism movement and best-selling author, …

Leadership

6 Toxic Relationship Habits That Most People Think Are Normal

If you notice these patterns in your relationship it's a sure sign that something needs to change.<p><i>What are 6 toxic relationship habits that most people think are normal? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand</i> …

Selling

The subtle art of forming valuable, life-long friendships

The late George Carlin is probably one of my favorite comedians.<p>I always found him to be raw and honest, and like most great comedians, there was a sense that he wasn’t there to just make you laugh. He had a subtle truth to share and that truth was best delivered as a joke.<p>In this way, towards the …

Time I

Dwane Casey, NBA Coach of the Year, Was Fired. His Response Is a Genius Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Dwane Casey just role-modeled high-level emotional intelligence. His response to his firing will inspire you to up your game, too.<p>As the great Norm Peterson of <i>Cheers</i> fame once said, "It's a dog-eat-dog world and I'm wearing Milk-Bone underwear." That's how Dwane Casey must have felt last week.<p>In a …

Toronto Raptors

This CEO Faced a Social Media Disaster. His Rapid Response Was Brilliant (and Might Have Saved His Company)

He had just hours to react--and he did, decisively and compassionately.<p>The first time many Americans heard of Talon Air, a private jet charter company out of New York, was probably this week--after the mother of a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting victim took to Facebook to bash …

Assessment Tests Often Exclude the BEST Candidates for the Worst Reasons

In a recent post I made the case that PI, CI, DISC and similar style-based assessment tests are ill-advised for screening purposes. Despite their …

What Does the Bible Say about Dating?

The short answer is this: nothing.<p>Dating is a modern practice that was not a part of the cultural fabric of Jesus’ day—or King David’s, or the …

How Can You Be Sure Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 2 Rare Signs

Do you have a favorite boss story? Most likely, you found her or him displaying these two skills.<p>Every one has a great boss story. What's yours? Mine takes me back to 2005. I reported to an executive in a mid-size hospital in Los Angeles. To this day, Bruce is my favorite boss because of his …

If You're Losing Sleep Over Rude Co-workers, Science Has a Simple Solution (You're Sure to Like It)

A study finds a connection between abuse at work and restless sleep and offers an answer that could also prevent a heart attack one day.<p>If you've ever felt judged, unjustly criticized or even verbally abused by colleagues at work, you've likely felt the impact in the quality of your sleep.<p>Maybe you …

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

Bed in a box: the world's coolest capsule hotels

Elon Musk Just Sent an Extraordinary Email to Tesla Employees

A detailed look at a new email from Elon Musk teaches some important lessons.<p>Tesla, the electric auto manufacturer led by Elon Musk,is getting ready to enter a new phase of activity as it ramps up production of its mass-market intended Model 3. In an email recently obtained by automotive website …

Master These 6 Coaching Skills to Lead Your Team Where They've Never Dared Go

Good leaders coach people to correct problems. Great leaders can coach them to correct problems and take on new challenges.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I travel all over the world training, speaking and consulting. The majority of my business is facilitating …

Warren Buffett's 10 rules to get rich

At first I thought the manager of my local Jimmy John's was just a huge Warren Buffett fan. But then I did some research online and I found out that this same plaque can be found in Jimmy John's restaurants all across the country.<p>Why are these plaques in Jimmy John's? Well, that remains a mystery. …

A foodie's day in Tokyo: a culinary itinerary

So you came to Tokyo to eat? You'd need a whole month just to make it through the highlights of this world-class – some would say world's best – food city. But you can do a lot in a day, from trawling the markets and department stores to splurging on sushi and sake.<p>The best thing about Tokyo for …

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

<i>This piece originally appeared on</i> <i>Barking Up the Wrong Tree and Motto</i><p>Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re …

How Well Do You Know English? The Origin of 'Bite the Bullet' and 15 Other Common Expressions in English

You probably think you know where 'mad as a hatter' is from ... but you're wrong.<p>English is not an easy language to learn. Not only do you have to contend with compound expressions (like "make out" or "turn up"), but you must understand expressions that barely seem tethered to reality.<p>Imagine …

After 5 years of studying millionaires, I learned there's a particular type of habit that will keep you from getting rich

I spent five years studying the daily habits of hundreds of rich people. In my bestselling books, "Rich Habits" and "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life," I shared some of the important findings from that study.<p>During my research, I learned that the self-made rich adopted specific habits that …

I Made This One Comfort Food Dish & It Lasted Me All Week Long

Comfort food doesn't exactly have single-serving size written all over it. These one-pot dishes fall more in line with what our parents used to whip …

Cooking

These Award-Winning Wedding Photos Do Not Disappoint

Want to see some epic wedding photos? Fearless Awards have rounded up the most incredible shots from weddings around the world.

Here's 7 Pancakes From Around The World That Will Change The Way You Think About Pancakes

Which one would you eat?